Tooting's morning briefing: telecoms work causing early morning traffic

  Posted: 12.10.21 at 08:56 by Tommy Joyce

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Good morning! Welcome to our Tuesday morning briefing!

This will give you all you need to know to start your day right in Tooting. This briefing will tell you the weather, traffic and train updates, as well as something that's going on in Tooting today.

Here's what's happening in Tooting today (October 12).

Top Story

A newly-wedded couple from Tooting are attempting a cycle from London to Tokyo to raise money for charity.

Matt and Coco Morley have swapped their cosy flat for a tent while they attempt this gruelling challenge.

All of their stuff - apart from nine bags they've managed to take with them - is in storage. So far they've gotten through 13 countries but there are many more to go.

Find out more here.

Tooting's sunrise and sunset ​

Today’s Tooting sunrise: 7:19

Today’s Tooting sunset: 18:15

Tooting's weather

It should be a cloudy day in Tooting, but the rains should hopefully stay off. There won't be much sun, apart from maybe the early morning, with a maximum temperature of 16 degrees.

BBC Weather says: "Today, it will start dry with a few bright spells. It will tend to cloud over as the day draws on, with the occasional spot of light rain or drizzle becoming possible during the afternoon."

Pollution: Low
UV: Low

Traffic and travel

Traffic is looking a bit slow in Tooting this morning, as per the AA's traffic news .

On Tooting Bec Road there are telecoms works going on, meaning there are temporary traffic signals. This is causing the road to far slower than usual.

The AA says: "Temporary traffic signals due to telecoms work on A214 Tooting Bec Road near The Rose and Crown pub"

The Northern line is running without delays.

What's on in Tooting today

Looking for something to do today? Why not go to the Woodfield Pavillion and take a look at some of the great art on display for the Streatham Arts Festival.

All works will be available to buy, a portion of the sales go towards the Woodfield Charity.

The exhibition is running from 11am - 4pm.

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